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House of Commons Hansard #44 of the 39th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was amendments.

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Some hon. members

Nay.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

In my opinion the nays have it.

And more than five members having risen:

The division on Motion No. 14 is deferred.

The next question is on Motion No. 18. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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An hon. member

On division.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

(Motion No. 18 agreed to)

The next question is on Motion No. 20. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

No.

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NDP

The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

All those in favour of the motion will please say yea.

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Some hon. members

Yea.

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NDP

The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

All those opposed will please say nay.

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Some hon. members

Nay.

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Liberal

The Speaker Liberal Peter Milliken

In my opinion the yeas have it.

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NDP

The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

And more than five members having risen:

The division on Motion No. 20 is deferred.

The next question is on Motion No. 21. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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An hon. member

On division.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

(Motion No. 21 agreed to)

The next question is on Motion No. 22. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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NDP

The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

(Motion No. 22 agreed to)

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Niagara Falls Ontario

Conservative

Rob Nicholson ConservativeLeader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I am pleased to say that there have been consultations between the parties and I would like to move the following motion. I move:

That, notwithstanding any standing order or usual practices of the House, at the conclusion of debate today on the report stage of Bill C-2, an act providing for conflict of interest rules, restrictions on election financing and measures respecting administrative transparency, oversight and accountability, and for the remainder of time provided for government business, the Speaker shall not receive any quorum calls or dilatory motions; when no member rises to speak today on the report stage of Bill C-2 or at the conclusion of government orders, whichever is earlier, all questions necessary to dispose of the report stage of Bill C-2 shall be put and the votes on any recorded division that is requested shall stand deferred to Wednesday, June 21, 2006, immediately following question period; on Wednesday, June 21, 2006, Bill C-2 may be read a third time; during debate on C-2 on Wednesday, June 21, 2006, the Speaker shall not receive any quorum calls or dilatory motions; and when no member rises to speak to the third reading debate of Bill C-2 or at the end of government orders on Wednesday, June 21, 2006, whichever is earlier, Bill C-2 shall be deemed read a third time and passed on division.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

Does the hon. government House leader have the unanimous consent of the House to move the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?

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Some hon. members

Agreed.

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The Deputy Speaker NDP Bill Blaikie

(Motion agreed to)

We will now proceed to debate on the motions in Group No. 3.

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Ottawa West—Nepean Ontario

Conservative

John Baird ConservativePresident of the Treasury Board

moved:

Motion No. 10

That Bill C-2, in Clause 119, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 37 on page 97 with the following:

“ce qui touche les prévisions budgétaires et les”

Motion No. 12

That Bill C-2, in Clause 123, be amended by

(a) replacing line 43 on page 105 to line 6 on page 106 with the following:

“selected candidate is referred for consideration to a committee of the House of Commons designated or established for that purpose.

(5) After the committee considers the question, the Attorney General may recommend to the Governor in Council that the selected candidate be appointed as Director, or may refer to the committee the appoint-”

(b) replacing lines 12 and 13 on page 106 with the following:

“for cause. The Director”

Motion No. 16

That Bill C-2, in Clause 150, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 18 on page 120 with the following:

“les a traités de façon”

Motion No. 23

That Bill C-2, in Clause 210, be amended by

(a) replacing line 9 on page 163 with the following:

“210. (1) Subsection 38(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

38. (1) Within three months after the end of each financial year, the Commissioner must prepare an annual report in respect of the activities of the Commissioner during that financial year.

(2) Paragraph 38(2)(b) of the Act is” (b) replacing line 15 on page 163 with the following:

“(3) Subsection 38(2) of the Act is amended” (c) replacing lines 21 and 22 on page 163 with the following:

“(4) Subsections 38(3) to (5) of the Act are replaced by the following:

(3) The Commissioner may, at any time, prepare a special report referring to and commenting on any matter within the scope of his or her powers and duties under this Act if, in his or her opinion, the matter is of such urgency or importance that a report on it should not be deferred until the time provided for the submission of the annual report.”

(d) replacing lines 5 to 7 on page 164 with the following:

“(3.3) Within the period referred to in subsection (1) for the annual report and the period referred to in subsection (3.1) for a case report, and at any time for a special report, the Commissioner shall submit the report to the Speaker of the Senate and the”

(e) adding after line 13 on page 164 the following:

“(4) After it is tabled, every report the Commissioner stands referred to the committee of the Senate, the House of Commons or both Houses of Parliament that may be designated or established for the purpose of reviewing the Commissioner’s reports.”

Motion No. 24

That Bill C-2, in Clause 218, be amended by replacing line 29 on page 168 with the following:

“51. Subject to subsections 19.1(4) and 21.8(4), nothing in”